The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 50 51
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Contract jobs citing WCF 15 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.28% 1.66% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 7.33% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Median daily rate £300 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +2.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.53% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £11.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +272.72% -67.40%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 165 150 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 25.04% 22.59% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 100 65
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Median hourly rate £47.75 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.52% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire citing WCF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Wiltshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WCF in Wiltshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Wiltshire

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF in Wiltshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in Wiltshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chippenham +6 5 £288 -
Swindon -2 5 £388 -10.91% 1
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) C#
3 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 10 (47.62%) SQL
5 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 9 (42.86%) Finance
6 8 (38.10%) Banking
6 8 (38.10%) WPF
7 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
7 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (28.57%) IIS
7 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 6 (28.57%) MVC
7 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 6 (28.57%) Data Protection
7 6 (28.57%) PCI DSS
7 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (28.57%) AppFabric
7 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
8 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
8 5 (23.81%) Sencha
8 5 (23.81%) Ext JS
8 5 (23.81%) Defect Management
8 5 (23.81%) Threat Modelling
8 5 (23.81%) Firewall
8 5 (23.81%) ISEB
8 5 (23.81%) Sourcefire
8 5 (23.81%) Snort

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
1 5 (23.81%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (19.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) C# WCF Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Security Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Tester
4 3 (14.29%) WCF Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Software Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 8 (38.10%) WPF
4 6 (28.57%) AppFabric
5 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
5 5 (23.81%) Ext JS
6 4 (19.05%) REST
6 4 (19.05%) SOAP
6 4 (19.05%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (14.29%) Node.js
7 3 (14.29%) React
8 2 (9.52%) Ajax
8 2 (9.52%) JSON
8 2 (9.52%) RESTful
8 2 (9.52%) Sencha Touch
9 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
9 1 (4.76%) Ember.js
9 1 (4.76%) Middleware
9 1 (4.76%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Data Protection
1 6 (28.57%) MVC
1 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
1 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
2 5 (23.81%) Defect Management
2 5 (23.81%) Threat Modelling
3 4 (19.05%) ETL
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (19.05%) SOA
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security
4 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 3 (14.29%) Mobile Development
4 3 (14.29%) MVVM
4 3 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (14.29%) Web Design
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 5 (23.81%) ISEB
3 3 (14.29%) CHECK Team Member
3 3 (14.29%) CISM
3 3 (14.29%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Sencha
2 5 (23.81%) Sourcefire
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Software AG
3 1 (4.76%) Unisys
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